PD: Man Tried to Kidnap 1-Year-Old Girl From Lynn Laundromat - NECN

PD: Man Tried to Kidnap 1-Year-Old Girl From Lynn Laundromat

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    Suspect Arrested After Abduction Attempt in Lynn

    Precious Chigbue is accused of trying to kidnap a 1-year-old girl who was at a Lynn laundromat with her mother.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017)

    Police say a suspect is in custody after he allegedly attempted to kidnap a 1-year-old girl from a laundromat in Lynn, Massachusetts on Tuesday.

    Precious Chigbue, no age given, is facing a kidnapping charge and is expected to appear in court on Wednesday.

    Lynn police said they received a call about a possible kidnapping at the Showcase Coin-Op laundromat on Washington Street around 11 a.m.

    According to witnesses, the suspect walked into the laundromat and was walking around for a while before picking up a 1-year-old girl who was sitting on a table and walking out with the child.

    PD: Man Tried to Kidnap 1-Year-Old Girl From Lynn Laundromat

    [NECN] PD: Man Tried to Kidnap 1-Year-Old Girl From Lynn Laundromat

    According to witnesses, the suspect walked into the laundromat and was walking around for a while before picking up a 1-year-old who was sitting on a table and walking out with the child.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017)

    An alert citizen noticed the man and alerted the mother and other patrons. They followed the man into the parking lot and were able to get the child back.

    Police responded, and using a photo of the suspect provided by witnesses, were able to identify and arrest him inside a nearby Stop & Shop grocery store.

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